As Darden makes great strides in its efforts to be both affordable and accessible to deserving students, donors are paving the way for new scholarships through planned giving.
Recent gifts from a prominent alumni couple to create three new endowed professorships will position the University of Virginia to attract and retain outstanding faculty in the Darden School, School of Law and College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences.
Construction of the new Frank M. Sands Sr. (MBA ’63) UVA Inn at Darden and Conference Center for Lifelong Learning is set to begin later this academic year with completion in 2023.
With a gift of $100,000, three alumni who have built successful careers in commercial real estate have started a fund to help Darden students with similar aspirations.
“C. Ray Smith understood the power of a tightknit community, which is why he has been such a valued lifelong mentor to me and thousands of his former students at Darden."
Tre Tennyson received one of Darden’s most prestigious awards: the Lemuel E. Lewis Bicentennial Award for Global Leadership, a scholarship award made possible by a philanthropic gift from Lem Lewis.